Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Brett Wisely and Bryce Johnson were optioned to Triple-A to make room for the returning dudes. Per Susan Slusser, the San Francisco Giants have taken a big step forward in having their full lineup back in action. This will be a critical series for the team as Coors Field is no joke. It’s a house of horrors and you’d better be prepared … [Read more...] about Joc Pederson and Thairo Estrada activated from IL; Matt Beaty released
6/6 Gamethread: Giants @ Rockies
Photo by Andy Kuno/San Francisco Giants/Getty Images John Brebbia vs. Dinelson Lamet. After winning four consecutive series, the San Francisco Giants dropped their last two, at home. Now it’s time for them to rebound against a division rival, the Colorado Rockies. The bad news is that the Giants are back on the road, and at Coors Field no less. The good news is that the … [Read more...] about 6/6 Gamethread: Giants @ Rockies
Athletics v. Pirates Game Thread
Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports Oakland looks to snap four game road skid and even series with Pirates The Oakland Athletics look to snap a five game losing streak against the NL Central leading Pittsburgh Pirates today at PNC Ball park. The A’s send RHP James Kaprielian to the mound with Shane Langeliers behind the plate. Esteury Ruiz will bat leadoff and start in CF, … [Read more...] about Athletics v. Pirates Game Thread
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Minor League round up, June 5
LHP Seth Corry struck out 2 in a scoreless inning in the ACL | Photo by Chris Bernacchi/Diamond Images via Getty Images Yesterday’s action on the Giants farm. The bad news: the San Francisco Giants A-ball affiliates didn’t play on Monday. The good news: the Arizona Complex League and Dominican Summer League kicked off their seasons on Monday, so we have more Minor … [Read more...] about Minor League round up, June 5
Series Preview: The Colorado Rockies? Now? In this economy?
Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images The Giants are facing a bad team at a weird point. They really need these wins. I tried very hard to figure out the one or two things you could point to that explains why the Colorado Rockies are so bad, but my finger(s) kept drifting towards the front office. By total fWAR, they’re 25th in pitching (3.3) and last in Major League … [Read more...] about Series Preview: The Colorado Rockies? Now? In this economy?
James Kaprielian, A’s look to snap streak against the Pirates
Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Oakland has lost five-straight overall and 15-straight on the road. The Oakland Athletics will try to snap a 15-game road losing streak Tuesday night when they continue a three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The A’s had plenty of chances in the opener, but were instead saddled with a 5-4 loss dropping their season … [Read more...] about James Kaprielian, A’s look to snap streak against the Pirates
Athletics recall Kevin Smith, option Nick Allen to Las Vegas
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Oakland is swapping out infielders again. The Oakland Athletics announced a roster move ahead of Tuesday’s matchup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The A’s recalled infielder Kevin Smith and have optioned Nick Allen back to Las Vegas. The A's have recalled INF Kevin Smith from Las Vegas and optioned INF Nick Allen to Las … [Read more...] about Athletics recall Kevin Smith, option Nick Allen to Las Vegas